October 2015 eNewsletter
In This Issue

Our March 4, 2016 social will be held at the Phoenix Zoo.

Join us for an evening of refreshments and fun! It's sure to be a wildly good time!  Click here for more details.
   Harvey Abrams

Past President:
   Konstantina Stankovic 

   Beth Prieve

   Anil Lalwani

Board Members:

   Carmen Brewer
   Rafael Delgado
   Sumitrajit Dhar
   Jill Firszt
   Patricia Jeng
   Charles Limb
   Lawrence Lustig
   Kelly Tremblay
   Patrick Zurek

E&H Editor, Ex-Officio:
   Brenda Ryals

Executive Director,
   Darla Eastlack 
Abstract Submission Site Open
The abstract submission site for the American Auditory Society's 43rd Annual Scientific & Technology Conference, March 3 - 5, 2016 is now open.
The deadline to submit abstracts will be November 15, 2015.
2016 Conference Speakers
The 43rd Annual AAS Scientific and Technology Conference is scheduled for March 3 - 5, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Chaparral Suites Hotel.  Once again, an excellent program is planned, featuring translational speakers, the Carhart lecture, a special session, mentored posters, technology updates, podium presentations, general and student/resident poster presentations, and very special awards and lectures.   Featured Speakers and Awardees include:


Carhart Memorial Lecture

Michael Gorga, PhD


Life Achievement Award

Fred Linthicum Jr., MD


Translational Research Lecturers

The Hidden Effects of Hearing Loss on Language Comprehension in Adult Aging
Arthur Wingfield, PhD


Treatment of Single-Sided Deafness in Adults and Children
Susan Arndt, MD


Karen J. Cruickshanks, PhD 


Special Session: Tinnitus Therapies 

Steven W. Cheung, MD
Fan-Gang Zeng, PhD
Carol A. Bauer, MD
James A. Henry, PhD 


Young Investigator Presentation

Jessica Sullivan, PhD


Continue to visit the AAS Website for meeting announcements.

Registration Now Open
Online registration for the AAS Scientific and Te chnical Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona is now open.   Click here  to register for our March 3 - 5, 2016 Conference.

Hotel reservations are also now being accepted. Attendees can call in hotel reservations on the Chaparral's toll-tree reservations number, 1-800-528-1456.  Be sure to reference the American Auditory Society 2016 Annual Meeting to secure our special group rate. Reservations can also be made online using ATTENDEE CODE: 6951966Click here to proceed with an online reservation.

Travel Awards
Mentored Student, T35 Student, and New Investigator Travel Awards will be offered again for the 2016 Conference.

Students or New Investigators wishing to apply for awards must complete an abstract submission, checking the appropriate category of award sought, before the abstract submission deadline.
AAS - Audiology Online Lectures
The American Auditory Society has teamed up with Audiology Online to offer a series of 1-hour distance education lectures from prominent members of the Society.  The purpose is to provide an excellent sampling of the research and clinical work being done by our various members.  Online lectures can be attended  either live or by accessing the recordings 24/7.  CEUs are offered.  Upcoming lectures include:

Friday, November 20, 2015 at 11:15 am EST
"Assessing the Effects of Blast Exposure and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury on Auditory Processing"
Presented by: Frederick Gallun, PhD   2015 Special Session Speaker
Click here for more details and to register for this course.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST
"Translating VA Research to Clinical Practice: Optimizing Veteran Outcomes"
Presented by: Lucille Beck, PhD  
2015 Special Session Speaker
Click here for more details and to register for this course.